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Is Ho Chi Minh City Safe? A Solo Female Perspective

A massive tower in Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh City (formerly called Saigon) was the capital of South Vietnam until 1975. Although Hanoi has been Vietnam’s capital since then, Ho Chi Minh remains an important financial and educational hub. If you’re interested in including Ho Chi Minh in your travel plans, you’re understandably wondering—Is Ho Chi Minh City safe? Ho Chi …

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Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: 16 Similarities & Differences

A temple in Hanoi.

If you’re like me, you enjoy visiting a country’s capital. But if you’re short on vacation days or the travelers in your group have varying interests, Vietnam poses an interesting problem: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have both been Vietnam’s capital. So, what’s the difference between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City? Hanoi has …

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